ISLA 28th Annual Securities Finance and Collateral Management Conference 2019
 
 
SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS


ABN AMRO Clearing is one of the world's leading providers of clearing and financing services for listed derivatives and cash securities, OTC products, warrants, commodities and FX. With 11 offices globally employing more than 800 people, ABN AMRO Clearing services clients on 160+ exchanges, MTFs and FX liquidity centres. We rank among the top 3 clearers in most time zones. ABN AMRO Clearing offers an integrated approach to global transaction processing, financial logistics and risk management and consistently holds over 20% of the market shares of transactions cleared on most relevant derivatives exchanges globally.



BCS Global Markets is the Investment Banking division of BCS Financial Group - a Russian financial service sector pioneer launching operations in 1995. The Global Markets Investment Banking division is focused on the provision of market access, financing and advisory, securities lending and other ancillary prime brokerage and asset administration services. BCS is the broker of choice for trading Russian instruments with an absolute leadership position: since over 3 years, BCS has maintained its dominant trading position on the Moscow Exchange, capturing more than 25% of market share in Equities, Derivatives and FX.


 

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 74 countries, with more than 192,000 employees, including more than 146,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporate and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the European leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.

 

 

 
 
 
 

Broadridge, a global S&P 500 fintech leader with $4 billion in revenue, provides communications, technology, data and analytics. Broadridge offers a suite of global, front to back office securities finance solutions for buy side and sell side. This includes systems for Securities Lending, Repo and Collateral Management and an end to end transaction reporting solution for SFTR. Broadridge’s solutions help customers to comply with new regulations, increase efficiency, and improve strategic decision making. For further info please visit www.broadridge.com

 
 


CACEIS is the asset servicing banking group of Crédit Agricole dedicated to institutional and corporate clients. Through offices across Europe, North America and Asia, CACEIS offers a broad range of services covering execution, clearing, depositary and custody, fund administration, middle office outsourcing, forex, securities lending, fund distribution support and issuer services. With assets under custody of €2.7 trillion and assets under administration of €1.8 trillion, CACEIS is a European leader in  asset servicing and one of the major players worldwide.

 
 

Calypso Technology, Inc. is a cloud-enabled provider of cross-asset front-to-back solutions and managed services for financial markets with over 35,000 users in 60+ countries. Its award-winning software improves reliability, adaptability, and scalability across several verticals, including capital markets, investment management, central banking, clearing, treasury, liquidity, and collateral. Calypso is pioneering innovative technologies (native cloud technology, AI, Big data) that reimagine capital markets.

 
 
 
 
Cecabank is a wholesale banking institution that provides specialized financial services and process support for the banking business. The Bank's main areas of activity are security services, treasury, payments  and digital solutions. Internationally oriented, we are present with operational branches in London and Lisbon and Representative Offices in Frankfurt and Paris. www.cecabank.es/eng
 
 
 

As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.comenables clients to trade futures, options, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze data – empowering market participants worldwide to efficiently manage risk and capture opportunities. With a range of pre- and post-trade products and services underpinning the entire lifecycle of a trade, CME Group also offers optimization and reconciliation services through TriOptima, and trade processing services through Traiana.

 
 
 
 

Comyno is a FinTech software and business consultancy boutique with a clear focus on securities finance and regulatory technologies. Working with well-known private and public financial institutions, Clearing Houses and TriParty agents, we offer industry leading software and consultancy services. Our expertise combines strategy and technology to provide tailored solutions, deliver enhanced functionality and integration across all parts of the process chain.

 

 
 

Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Credit Agricole Group, the 13th largest banking group worldwide in terms of tier 1 capital (The Banker, July 2018). Nearly 8,000 employees in 34 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and North Africa support the Bank's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world.

 
 
 
 


Dealreporter’s intelligence, analysis and data covers current and expected corporate activity in real time. Our journalists and editorial analysts leverage specific market and geographic expertise to provide high-value intelligence and analytics for investment professionals.
 
 
 
 
 

Deutsche Bank provides commercial and investment banking, retail banking, transaction banking and asset and wealth management products and services to corporations, governments, institutional investors, small and medium-sized businesses, and private individuals. Deutsche Bank is Germany’s leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific.

 
 
 
 

Deutsche Börse Group is one of the largest exchange organisations worldwide. It organises markets characterised by integrity, transparency and safety for investors who invest capital and for companies that raise capital – markets on which professional traders buy and sell equities, derivatives and other financial instruments according to clear rules and under strict supervision. Deutsche Börse Group, with its services and systems, ensures the functioning of these markets and a level playing field for all participants – worldwide. Global Funding and Financing (GFF) integrates all Deutsche Börse Group’s services around securities financing, cash funding and collateral management. Aligning our activities under GFF allows us to better address new regulatory requirements and to serve your emerging needs in view of trading, risk and liquidity management more efficiently.

 
 
 

With over 45 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry. From operating facilities, data centers and offices in 16 countries, DTCC, through its subsidiaries, automates, centralizes and standardizes the processing of financial transactions, mitigating risk, increasing transparency and driving efficiency for thousands of broker/dealers, custodian banks and asset managers. Industry owned and governed, the firm simplifies the complexities of clearing, settlement, asset servicing, data management and information services across asset classes, bringing increased security and soundness to financial markets. In 2017, DTCC’s subsidiaries processed securities transactions valued at more than U.S. $1.61 quadrillion. Its depository provides custody and asset servicing for securities issues from 131 countries and territories valued at U.S. $57.4 trillion. DTCC’s Global Trade Repository service maintains approximately 40 million open OTC positions per week and processes over one billion messages per month through its group of licensed trade repositories. To learn more, please visit us at www.dtcc.com or connect with us on LinkedInTwitterYouTube and Facebook.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Euroclear’s global Collateral Highway mobilises over EUR 1.2 trillion of collateral daily through an all-encompassing collateral management product suite. Offering access to the widest range of counterparties across geographies, the Collateral Highway is the proven, safe and cost efficient solution to meet all your liquidity needs. The Euroclear group serves major financial institutions located in more than 90 countries. Euroclear Bank is rated AA+ by Fitch Ratings and AA by Standard & Poor’s. euroclear.com

 
 
 
 

EquiLend is a leading provider of trading, post-trade, market data and clearing services for the securities finance industry with offices in New York, Boston, Toronto, London, Dublin and Hong Kong. EquiLend is owned by BlackRock, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Northern Trust, State Street and UBS. EquiLend operates NGT, the securities finance industry’s most active trading platform, as well as a Post-Trade Suite for securities finance operations. DataLend provides performance reporting and global securities finance data to agent lenders, broker-dealers and beneficial owners.  EquiLend Clearing Services offers CCP services and connectivity. www.equilend.com  

 
 

FIS is a global leader in financial services technology, with a focus on retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, consulting and outsourcing solutions. Through the depth and breadth of our solutions portfolio, global capabilities and domain expertise, FIS serves more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., FIS employs more than 53,000 people worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing, financial software and banking solutions. Providing software, services and outsourcing of the technology that empowers the financial world, FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index. For more information about FIS, visit  www.fisglobal.com.

 
 
 

Combining Wall Street expertise with Silicon Valley technology, GLMX has developed a thriving ecosystem for the execution and management of Securities Financing Transactions (SFT).  Using state-of-the-art streaming technology, GLMX facilitates a wide array of SFT including multi-variable negotiation, lifecycle event management, straight-through-processing, reporting and data management.  Funded by leading Silicon Valley venture capital firms, GLMX brings unparalleled trading and liquidity management workflow efficiencies to existing counterparties in the global securities financing markets. 

 
 
 
 

HQLAX is a financial technology innovation firm that leverages distributed ledger technology to deliver liquidity management and collateral management solutions for institutional clients in the global securities lending and repo markets. In August 2018, Deutsche Börse Group and HQLAX announced a strategic partnership to create a joint operating model for providing Delivery versus Delivery (DvD) for baskets of securities residing at multiple custodians.  https://www.hqla-x.com

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ICMA is the trade association for the international capital market with over 550 member firms from 62 countries. It performs a central role in the market by providing industry-driven standards and recommendations for issuance, trading and settlement in international fixed income and related instruments. ICMA liaises closely with regulatory and governmental authorities, both at the national and supranational level, to help to ensure that financial regulation promotes the efficiency and cost effectiveness of the capital market. www.icmagroup.org  

 
 
  
 
 

IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. We deliver next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 key business and government customers, including 85 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is listed on the Nasdaq under the symbol INFO and committed to sustainable, profitable growth. www.ihsmarkit.com

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ING’s Global Securities Finance (GSF) division develops and executes trading and securities finance activities encompassing both fixed income and equities. GSF’s product capabilities, global presence, and asset class expertise means that it can deliver highly customized, securities finance solutions to our Financial Institution, Corporate and Hedge Fund clients. In the United States, GSF offers its products through ING Financial Markets LLC and ING Capital Markets LLC; both are subsidiaries of ING Group.

 
 
 


ION is reinventing the way business is done through innovations in automation technology. Our securities finance solution gives you unrivalled connectivity to electronic markets, lets you access all your electronic and voice brokers, and enables you to track and manage all your orders in one system. Our inventory, pricing, and trade management tools guide your decision-making, and our compliance features help you meet your regulatory obligations today and into the future. To learn more, visit secfinance.iongroup.com.



For four decades, J.P. Morgan has provided premier agency securities lending services, helping clients enhance returns to meet evolving needs. Customized programs are available on a custody and non-custody basis, encompassing program design, parameters, collateral, financing, loan distribution and oversight. We leverage the firm’s financial resources and global presence to support our clients, a strong focus on risk management, innovation, operational excellence and superior client service. J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and securities services, with $23T in AUC and $445B in deposits. We provide strategic advice, raise capital, manage risk and extend liquidity in global markets. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with business across 100+ countries. www.jpmorgan.com/securities-services.

 
 
 
 

UnaVista is an award-winning technology platform from the London Stock Exchange Group. UnaVista helps firms to reduce operational and regulatory risk through a range regulatory reporting, reference data and analytics solutions. As a regulated platform UnaVista helps thousands of firms meet their compliance obligations, reporting more than 8 billion transactions for global regulations including EMIR, MiFID II across all asset classes. UnaVista also helps firms make more from their data, with advanced analytics to provide peer-to-peer transaction intelligence and surveillance alerts. UnaVista is also the source for a range of unique global identifiers such as SEDOL and LEI, and offers firms access to new derived alternative data.



Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, wealth management and investment management services. With offices in more than 42 countries, the Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals. For further information about Morgan Stanley, please visit www.morganstanley.com.




Murex provides enterprise-wide, cross-asset financial technology solutions to capital markets players. With more than 50,000 daily users in 60 countries, its cross-function platform, MX.3, supports trading, treasury, risk and post-trade operations—enabling clients to better meet regulatory requirements, manage enterprise-wide risk, and control IT costs. Find out more at www.murex.com

 
 
 
 

Natixis is the international corporate and investment banking, asset management, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, the 2nd-largest banking group in France through its two retail banking networks, Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne.  With more than 18,000 employees, Natixis has a number of areas of expertise that are organized into four main business lines: Asset & Wealth Management, Corporate & Investment Banking, Insurance and Specialized Financial Services. A global player, Natixis has its own client base of companies, financial institutions and institutional investors as well as the client base of individuals, professionals and small and medium-size businesses of Groupe BPCE’s banking networks. Figures as at December 31, 2018

 
 
 
 

 

Pirum  enables complete automation across the post-trade and collateral lifecycle. Our secure, centralised connectivity hub connects lenders, borrowers and venues, giving our clients a constant bird’s eye view of the full financial eco-system and real-time control of their holdings. We combine first-hand financial expertise with the most innovative technology to provide cutting-edge services that are built around the unique complexities of our clients’ underlying business processes. Whether we work with the industry’s most established or emerging financial institutions, Pirum’s award-winning solutions ensure complete compliance and reduced operational risk, while increasing processing efficiency and profitability across the board.


 

REGIS-TR is a leading European trade repository offering reporting services covering all the major EU and UK trade repository obligations. In accordance with legislation promoting market transparency, the detail of the trades reported is aggregated to present a composite view of current positions for the benefit of regulatory authorities and market participants. REGIS-TR is open to financial and non-financial companies and institutions.

 
 
 

Royal Bank of Canada is a global financial institution with a purpose-driven, principles-led approach to delivering leading performance. Our success comes from the 84,000+ employees who bring our vision, values and strategy to life so we can help our clients thrive and communities prosper. As Canada?s biggest bank, and one of the largest in the world based on market capitalisation, we have a diversified business model with a focus on innovation and providing exceptional experiences to our 16 million clients in Canada, the U.S. and 34 other countries. Learn more at rbc.com.       

 
 

Banco Santander is a leading retail and commercial bank, founded in 1857 and headquartered in Spain. It has a meaningful presence in 10 core markets in Europe and the Americas, and is the largest bank in the euro zone by market capitalization. At the end of 2018, Banco Santander had EUR 981 billion in customer funds (deposits and mutual funds), 144 million customers, 13,000 branches and 200,000 employees. Banco Santander made attributable profit of EUR 7,810 million in 2018, an increase of 18% compared to the previous year. Santander Corporate & Investment Banking (SCIB) is Santander’s global division that supports corporate and institutional clients, offering tailored services and value-added wholesale products suited to their complexity and sophistication.  www.santander.com 

 
 
 

Scotiabank is Canada's international bank and a leading financial services provider in the Americas. We are dedicated to helping our more than 25 million customers in over 50 countries become better off through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. With assets of $998 billion, Scotiabank trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange.

 
 
SIX operates and develops infrastructure services in the Securities & Exchanges, Payments and Financial Information business units with the aim of raising efficiency, quality and innovative capacity across the entire value chain of the Swiss financial center. SIX is owned by its users (127 banks). www.six-group.com
 
 
 
 

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth, aiming to be the trusted partner for its clients, committed to the positive transformations of society and the economy. Active in the real economy for over 150 years, with a solid position in Europe and connected to the rest of the world, Societe Generale has over 147,000 members of staff in 67 countries.

 
 
 
Sova Capital is an FCA authorized and regulated broker located in London with a strong equity capital base. We offer institutional and corporate clients a full range of investment brokerage services. Our aim is to provide a 360° vision on financial markets. As a leading global independent player with a strong connection to local markets, we work with our clients to help them expand in the most efficient way, to discover new opportunities and to achieve their goals over the long term. We strive to be a safe, innovative and caring partner at every point on a client’s route to success, starting with the very first steps of the journey.
 
 

Standard Chartered - We are a leading international banking group, with a presence in more than 60 of the world’s most dynamic markets. Our purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, and our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, Here for good. Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges as well as the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India.

 
 
 
 
 
 

At Trading Apps, we have recognised the tangible value that speed, automation and efficiency can provide to a securities finance business. Since our foundation in 2011, we have developed targeted applications that continue to raise the bar regarding trade and process automation, transparency, revenue optimisation and risk mitigation. We have demonstrated our Flexibility by connecting to numerous underlying systems; our Speed through quick deployment; and our Sophistication by designing workflow’s that are transformational and have an immediate impact on the bottom line.

 

 

Transcend empowers financial institutions to rethink how to optimise collateral, increase liquidity and seize new opportunities. Harmonise live positions, transactions and contractual data from across the enterprise to gain a new level of insight.  With a modular approach and seamless workflows, connect front-office decision-making with back-office operations to unlock greater efficiency, optimise collateral and drive better results.  Founded in 2013, Transcend is a global solutions provider. For more information, visit www.transcendstreet.com 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Trax, the post-trade services engine of MarketAxess, is a leading provider of trade matching and regulatory reporting services and is a trusted source of comprehensive and unbiased pricing and liquidity information to the global securities market. Trax processes on average over 1 billion cross-asset class transactions annually on behalf of its community of over 600 entities including approximately 12 million fixed income transactions.  Trax operates an Approved Publication Arrangement (APA) and Approved Reporting Mechanism (ARM) for MiFID II trade and transaction reporting in addition to providing support for other regulatory regimes. Trax is based in London and was originally established in 1985. Acquired by MarketAxess in 2013, Trax is a trading name of Xtrakter Ltd. and is a wholly owned subsidiary of MarketAxess Holdings, Inc.  For more information, please visit www.traxmarkets.com.

 
 


 
 
UBS provides financial advice and solutions to wealthy, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as private clients in Switzerland. UBS' strategy is centered on our leading global wealth management business and our premier universal bank in Switzerland, enhanced by Asset Management and the Investment Bank. The bank focuses on businesses that have a strong competitive position in their targeted markets, are capital efficient, and have an attractive long-term structural growth or profitability outlook. 
 
 
 
 

UniCredit is a simple successful pan-European Commercial Bank, with a fully plugged in CIB, delivering a unique Western, Central and Eastern European network to our extensive client franchise: 26 million clients. UniCredit offers both local and international expertise to its clients, providing them with unparalleled access to leading banks in its 14 core markets through its European banking network: Italy, Germany, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Turkey. Leveraging on an international network of representative offices and branches, UniCredit serves clients in further 16 countries worldwide, giving access to 4,000 correspondent banking relationships.





wematch is a set of matching and negotiation engines covering multiple asset classes. We offer today three platforms to the industry : a platform on Securities Financing products (covering equity swaps, securities lending, and repos), a platform on Equity Exotics structures (Correlation products) and a platform on Exchange Listed Equity Derivatives (Delta 1 Products). wematch offers to dealers a new way to share their interests and facilitate negotiation in a fully compliant and efficient environment. Our matching and negotiation engines are extremely flexible and use state-of-the-art technology.